EQ.docx - Running Head: ASSIGNMENT #3 – E.Q. PERSONAL...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 2 pages.

Running Head: ASSIGNMENT #3 – E.Q. PERSONAL REFLECTION & DEVELOPMENTPLAN1What is the real value of examining and studying emotional intelligence for your success incollege and future career development?Robert K. Cooper said that “Emotional intelligence is the ability to sense, understand, andeffectively apply the power and acumen of emotions as a source of human energy, information,connection, and influence.” This quotation made me believe that the higher our emotionalintelligence, the more we can achieve our plans and goals in life, and the more this helps usunderstand and connect with people.The battleground for our success at college, work, or in life does not solely depend on how highour Intelligent Quotient (IQ) is but how well do we allow our Emotional Quotient (EQ) to makeus more creative, productive, and responsible in using our emotions to resolve our problems orfuture conflict. The real value of examining and studying Emotional Intelligence is simply toallow us to understand more the importance of being able to identify, evaluate, control, andexpress our emotions in a way that will benefit us and the people that surround us. Sometimes,our emotions would dominate us that we become irrational when it comes to making decisions.In the process, we lose our control and composure that would result to conflict with the peoplearound us. We tend to forget that only a few people are capable of expressing with equanimityopinions. With that, our emotions can be the enemy if we give in to it. But if we know how torecognize the powerful effects of our emotions, then it will be easier for us to use thisinformation to inform and guide behaviour. For example, you are running late for your first

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

End of preview. Want to read all 2 pages?

Upload your study docs or become a

Course Hero member to access this document

Term
Fall
Professor
N/A
Tags
Intelligence quotient, Robert K Cooper

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture